Real World Speed
Performance profile from 45,822 user samples
45,822 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% 222GB free
Worst Bench: 60% 46GB free (System drive)
Poor: 60% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 453rd / 1058
Effective Speed
Effective SSD Speed
81.1 % 95.5 % Faster effective speed.
+18%
Read
Avg. Sequential Read Speed
450 MB/s 457 MB/s +2%
Write
Avg. Sequential Write Speed
359 MB/s 399 MB/s Faster write speed.
+11%
4K Read
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed
29.5 MB/s 31.9 MB/s Slightly faster random read.
+8%
4K Write
Avg. 4K Random Write Speed
73.8 MB/s 84.3 MB/s Faster random write.
+14%
Mixed
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed
249 MB/s 338 MB/s Much faster mixed IO speed.
+36%
4K Mixed
Avg. 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
35.4 MB/s 41.4 MB/s Faster random mixed IO.
+17%
SusWrite
Avg. Sustained Write Speed
175 MB/s 308 MB/s Much faster sustained write speed.
+76%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
503 MB/s +0% 502 MB/s
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
473 MB/s 482 MB/s +2%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
38.6 MB/s 39.2 MB/s +2%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
112 MB/s 117 MB/s +4%
Mixed
Peak Sequential Mixed IO Speed
339 MB/s 400 MB/s Faster peak mixed IO speed.
+18%
4K Mixed
Peak 4K Random Mixed IO Speed
48.4 MB/s 52.9 MB/s Slightly faster peak random mixed IO.
+9%
SusWrite
Peak Sequential Sustained Write 60s Average
252 MB/s 412 MB/s Much faster peak sustained write speed.
+63%
Market Share
Based on 45,445,461 SSDs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 56 % +4%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.08 % 0.29 % Hugely higher market share.
+260%
Price
Price (score)
$70 Much cheaper.
+47%
103 USD
Value
Value For Money
13.3 % 14.1 % Slightly better value.
+6%
DQ Read
Peak 4K-64Thread Read Speed
390 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue read.
+7%
366 MB/s
DQ Write
Peak 4K-64Thread Write Speed
307 MB/s 353 MB/s Faster peak deep queue write.
+15%
DQ Mixed
Peak 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
254 MB/s 275 MB/s Slightly faster peak deep queue mixed IO.
+8%
ADQ Read
Avg. 4K-64Thread Read Speed
328 MB/s +4% 316 MB/s
ADQ Write
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed
240 MB/s 279 MB/s Faster deep queue write.
+16%
ADQ Mixed
Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed
204 MB/s 214 MB/s +5%
Age
Newest
82 Months 63.8 Months More recent.
+29%
AS-SSD Total
AS-SSD Total Score
1,202 Pts 1,218 Pts +1%
Capacity
Capacity
240GB   —
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Solid State Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) July 2021 SSD Rankings.

Welcome to our 2.5" and M.2 SSD comparison. We calculate effective speed for both SATA and NVMe drives based on real world performance then adjust by current prices per GB to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top SSDs. [SSDrivePro]

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Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

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  • - Download and run UserBenchMark.
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
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  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
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  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders.
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